The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 24 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.14% 0.83% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.90 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+268.21% -36.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 97 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 77.86% 80.17% 53.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 50 21
Average daily rate £375 £314 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% -16.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £448 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £16.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Management across the Peterborough region.

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Peterborough region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Release Management
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Change Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Release Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Change Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Change and Release Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Environment Manager
3 1 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Environment Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Business Objects